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Carroll, Maurice. "Vandal Slashes 8 Big Paintings At Albany Mall." The New York Times, May 4, 1985.
Rand, Archie. "La Victoria de lo Futil: Elogiando a Philip Guston." Figura, Fall 1985.
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Twentieth Century Works of Art. Exh. cat. New York: Stephen Mazoh & Co, Inc., 1985.
"Painting, Smoking, Eating, 1973 / The Door, 1978, Philip Guston, 1913–1980." In Verslag over 1984 Vereniging Rembrandt, Nationaal Fonds Kunstbehoud. Amsterdam: Vereniging Rembrandt, 1985.
Focus On The Image: Selections from The Rivendell Collection. Exh. cat. City unknown: Venue unknown, 1985.
Cinquante ans de dessins americains 1930-1980. Exh. cat. Paris: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, 1985.
Dorothy C. Miller, With an Eye to American Art. Exh. cat. Northampton, MA: Smith College Museum of Art, 1985.
The Neo-Figure: An International Survey 13 Points of View. Exh. cat. Scottsdale: Riva Yares Gallery, 1985.
Cummings, Paul. Drawing Acquisitions 1981–1985. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1985.
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Harris, Neil, and Martina R. Norelli. Art, Design and the Modern Corporation: The Collection of Container Corporation of America. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985.
American Art Today: Still Life. Exh. cat. Miami: Art Museum at Florida International University, 1985.